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Weekend A La Carte (April 22)

Today’s Kindle deals include three books that will help you better understand the Bible.

Westminster Books is offering deals on catechisms and resources to help teach them.

How Brainy Women Benefit the Church

“Even today, when my husband tells other people that I’m smarter than he is, I instinctively wince. He means it as a compliment; but I still see it as a social liability—an aspect of my character that, for many people, conflicts with my very womanhood and for some, my ability to be spiritually mature.”

A High School Counselor’s Tips on Parenting Teenagers

“I have had the privilege of spending the last 13 years working as a music teacher and crisis counselor for teens. The following six tips represent a handful of lessons I have learned along the way. If you are the parent of a teenager or pre-teen, I pray that you find this helpful.”

Six Privileges of Living in a Wealthy Country

It is good to be reminded of the amazing privileges we enjoy by living in wealthy countries.

The Battle for France

This is a long but interesting look at the recent history of France and the division within the country.

How Bad Is the Porn Problem? (Video)

This is the start of what looks like a promising little series of videos.

Beware of Broken Wolves

Broken Wolves are “the false teachers who use their own authenticity, pain, and brokenness to attract believers who are also suffering and broken—and then using their ‘brokenness’ to lead the sheep to turn away from God’s Word and embrace sin. They blend into the flock because Christians are not—and should not be—suspicious of broken people.”

A Hill To Die On

This is a thought-provoking take on hills to die on.

Flashback: Don’t Tweet That Sermon

Is it a good idea to tweet during a sermon? I’ll just go ahead and lay my cards on the table and say that I am convinced that it is neither wise nor helpful, either to you or to the people around you. Here are five good reasons.

Family Worship Has Fallen on Hard Times

My gratitude goes to Reformation Heritage Books for sponsoring the blog with “Family Worship Has Fallen on Hard Times.”

If we found on Mars what we find in the womb, there would be no doubt life was discovered.

—Garrett Kell

  • We All Have To Do With God

    We All Have To Do With God

    Every one of us must deal with God. Every one of us must, at some time, face God. Every one of us must be prepared to give an account to God. For, as Scripture says, “Neither is there any creature that is not manifest in his sight: but all things are naked and opened unto…

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    Weekend A La Carte (February 24)

    A La Carte: Wherever he leads, he’ll go / Britain’s loneliest sheep / Helping your teen with porn / How do the Arminian and Calvinist views of election differ? / Exposing the good in digital distractions / Kindle deals / and more.

  • Free Stuff Fridays (Coram Deo Pastors Conference)

    This week the blog and this giveaway are sponsored by the Coram Deo Pastors Conference. Dear brother pastor, In a spirit of prayerful expectation, I want to invite you to the Coram Deo Pastors Conference. This new event is hosted by Clearly Reformed (a new ministry I help to lead) and Christ Covenant Church (where…

  • The Kindness of God

    God’s Goodness in a Cruel World

    There is much to love and appreciate about our God, much for which we ought to give him praise and thanks. One of the attributes we may consider too seldom is his goodness, and as an aspect or component of his goodness, his kindness. And that is the subject of

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    A La Carte (February 23)

    A La Carte: Order, preparation, and the Spirit’s leading / Desecration at St. Patrick’s Cathedral / Why did God stigmatize the disabled? / Who would I be if I was happy? / 7 parenting errors that can influence adult children to leave the faith / and more.

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    A La Carte (February 22)

    A La Carte: Ice, wind, and unanswered prayers / Was it all a waste? / Prepping for the impending apocalypse / The best analogy for the Trinity / Getting to stop by woods on a snowy evening / Bible translation and AI / and more.